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Almost Peaceful (2002)
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Almost Peaceful (2002)
Original name: Un monde presque paisible
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set during the largely unexplored period immediately following World War II, the film follows a group of mostly Jewish Parisians who attempt to restart their lives and rekindle their capacity for happiness in the shadow of unspeakable horrors. Variety called it "thoroughly charming. Sad, gentle, and funny in the best French tradition of high quality cinema." A film by Marcelo Gomes
Style: sincere, serious, captivating, emotional, thought provoking, bleak, gloomy, realistic, contemplative, intellectual
Plot: holocaust, family relations, anti semitism, survival, human spirit, starting over, haunted by the past, couple relations, life is a bitch, love and romance, hopes, moral dilemma, society, reunion, lovers reunited, war, husband wife relationship, prostitute, world war two, confined, genocide, concentration camp, couples, wartime life, homecoming ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1946
Place: paris france, france, europe, canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about love and romance, friendship, couples, world war two, society, family relations and life is a bitch mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Almost Peaceful: Emotional Arithmetic (2007), Out of the Ashes (2003), Sophie's Choice (1982), Kings & Queen (2004), Enemies: A Love Story (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Emotional Arithmetic (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An emotionally scarred fifty-something female, a high-profile but haunted British novelist, and a heroic dissident-cum-Soviet psychiatric hospital veteran, all reunite decades after bonding and surviving together in a detention camp during World War ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, disturbing, contemplative
Plot: holocaust, haunted by the past, genocide, human spirit, confined, homecoming, world war two, infidelity, reunion, anti semitism, concentration camp, wartime life ...
Place: france, paris france, canada, europe
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Out of the Ashes (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The real-life story of Gisella Perl, a Jewish Hungarian doctor imprisoned in the notorious Auschwitz death camp of World War II.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, uplifting, emotional ...
Plot: concentration camp, holocaust, human spirit, survival, wartime life, danger, anti semitism, moral dilemma, starting over, confined, life is a bitch, against humanity ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: hungary, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Sophie's Choice (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Stingo, a young writer, moves to Brooklyn in 1947 to begin work on his first novel. As he becomes friendly with Sophie and her lover Nathan, he learns that she is a Holocaust survivor. Flashbacks reveal her harrowing story, from pre-war prosperity ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, depressing, bleak ...
Plot: holocaust, against humanity, nazis, concentration camp, world war two, mental illness, post war, haunted by the past, love and romance, wartime life, tragedy, male female relationship ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: new york, poland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Kings & Queen (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Nora Cotterelle, a woman in her 30s is caring for her ill father, Louis Jenssens. While Nora tries to present a facade that all is well with her life, she is twice divorced and has a son, Elias, whose father is dead. Nora's present relationship ...
Style: touching, serious, emotional, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: adoption, family relations, terminal illness, couples, single parent, couple relations, life is a bitch, love and romance, parents and children, musician's life, destiny, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Enemies: A Love Story (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A ghostwriter finds himself romantically involved with his current wife, a married woman and his long-vanished wife.
Style: emotional, touching, twists and turns, humorous, dark humor ...
Audience: date night
Plot: jewish, survivor, infidelity, love and romance, love affair, haunted by the past, love triangle, self discovery, human nature, world war two, character study, dull life ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city ...
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44%
Chloe in the Afternoon (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The last of Rohmer's Six Moral Tales. Frederic leads a bourgeois life; he is a partner in a small Paris office and is happily married to Helene, a teacher expecting her second child. In the afternoons, Frederic daydreams about other women, but ...
Style: stylized, talky, clever, serious, psychological ...
Audience: date night
Plot: temptation, nudity (full frontal - brief), love triangle, family relations, dishonesty, daydreamer, couples, moral dilemma, human nature, lovers reunited, infidelity, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, europe, france
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43%
Monsieur Batignole (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1942, in an occupied Paris, the apolitical grocer Edmond Batignole lives with his wife and daughter in a small apartment in the building of his grocery. When his future son-in-law and collaborator of the German Pierre-Jean Lamour calls the Nazis ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, exciting
Plot: holocaust, world war two, soldier, anti semitism, nazism, against humanity, life is a bitch, society, wartime life, confined, collaboration, murder ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: paris france, france, switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Life Is Beautiful (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A touching story of an Italian book seller of Jewish ancestry who lives in his own little fairy tale. His creative and happy life would come to an abrupt halt when his entire family is deported to a concentration camp during World War II. While ...
Style: sentimental, tragicomedy, touching, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: concentration camp, holocaust, world war two, human spirit, life philosophy, jewish, survival, optimism, nazi, self sacrifice, fascism, captivity ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: italy, tuscany, europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Free Men (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In Paris during WWII, an Algerian immigrant is inspired to join the resistance by his unexpected friendship with a Jewish man. Based on not very known facts about the Muslim community in Paris during WWII, when the Paris Mosque and its dynamic ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, realistic
Plot: friendship, resistance, german occupation, idealism, rebellion, fighting the system, moral dilemma, human spirit, against humanity, life is a bitch, anti semitism, hopes ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1942, year 1944
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
These Foolish Things (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: As war looms on the horizon, a hopeful ingenue (Zoe Tapper) finds herself caught between the warring affections of a playwright (David Leon) and a director (Andrew Lincoln) in 1930s London. Director Julia Taylor-Stanley's heartwarming ensemble ...
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, family relations, rise to the top, lifestyle, actor's life, love affair, showbiz, couples, ego clash, hopes, rich and poor, romance ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.3
 690
Love Street (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A handyman in a 1940s Paris brothel tries to help the prostitute he loves with her singing career and romantic life.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sexual, sentimental ...
Plot: prostitute, palaces castles and temples, wartime life, couples, romance, fall in love, love and romance, world war two, black market, singing contest, brothel, poker ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Last Days of Chez Nous (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of sisters Vicki and Beth, when Vicki begins an affair with Beth's intriguing French husband.
Style: realistic, clever, emotional, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: feminism, pregnancy, family relations, suburbs, dysfunctional family, betrayal, self discovery, infidelity, friendship, couples, strong female presence, bittersweet ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Heart of Me (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Drama set in 1930s London with two sisters, Madeleine married to Rickie, and Dinah, who falls in love with him. Rickie and Dinah begin an affair which is to have repercussions throughout all their lives.
Style: sentimental, serious, touching, emotional, clever ...
Plot: family relations, infidelity, love triangle, couples, pregnancy, love affair, fall in love, society, haunted by the past, betrayal, parents and children, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 40s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Bohemian Life (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland, France, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Three penniless artists become friends in modern-day Paris: Rodolfo, an Albanian painter with no visa, Marcel, a playwright and magazine editor with no publisher, and Schaunard, a post-modernist composer of execrable noise.
Style: semi serious, touching, contemplative, realistic, humorous ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Madame Rosa (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
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Mendel (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: holocaust, immigrants, family relations, nightmare, anti heroes, young heroes, youth, anti hero, misfit, society, wartime life, social relations ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Good Old Daze (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
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Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.9
 6K
Fateless (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Hungary, Germany, UK, Israel, France, USA
Duration: 140 min.
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Style: sincere, serious, disturbing, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, world war two, survival, life is a bitch, confined, estrangement, destiny, youth, self discovery, danger, bus ...
Time: 1940s
Place: hungary, europe, poland, budapest hungary, slovakia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Country: France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: humorous, contemplative, artsy, witty, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.9
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Thomas has been estranged from his brother Luc for several years, due in part to his difficulties in dealing with Luc's homosexuality. But when Thomas is diagnosed with a rare blood disease, which is difficult to treat and impossible to cure, ...
Style: sincere, emotional, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: terminal illness, gay, life is a bitch, family problems, parents and children, brother brother relationship, reconciliation, human nature, homosexual, suffering, family relations, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Divided We Fall (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In Nazi occupied Czechoslovakia, a childless couple agree to hide a Jewish friend at great personal risk of discovery and execution.
Style: disturbing, touching, uplifting, compassionate, lyrical ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, human spirit, survival, against humanity, wartime life, idealism, nazi occupation, couple relations, society, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 40s, 20th century, 30s ...
Place: europe, poland, germany, moscow russia, czechoslovakia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.4
 12K
The Last Metro (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: In occupied Paris, an actress married to a Jewish theater owner must keep him hidden from the Nazis while doing both of their jobs.
Style: thought provoking, gloomy, contemplative, touching, serious ...
Plot: world war two, jewish, theater, infidelity, hiding place, love triangle, anti semitism, society, dishonesty, couples, isolation, actor's life ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: paris france, france, europe, germany, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.6
 2K
The Truce (1997)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Although liberated from Auschwitz on January 27, 1945, Levi did not reach Turin until October 19 of that year. After spending some time in a Soviet camp for former concentration camp inmates, he embarked on an arduous journey home in the company of ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, serious, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: concentration camp, world war two, holocaust, hopes, refugee, anti semitism, danger, escapades, life is a bitch, confined, human spirit, war ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: russia, italy, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Story of Women (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: During World War II, in occupied France, a woman of limited schooling raises two children in a ratty flat.
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, bleak, sincere ...
Plot: abortion, world war two, unwanted pregnancy, pregnancy, nazi collaborator, prostitution, couples, society, down on your luck, wartime life, injustice, sin ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: france, europe, paris france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.0
 227K
Before Sunset (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Nine years ago two strangers met by chance and spent a night in Vienna that ended before sunrise. They are about to meet for the first time since. Now they have one afternoon to find out if they belong together.
Style: sincere, sentimental, semi serious, contemplative, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, reunion, lifestyle, lovers reunited, introspection, romance, unfulfilled love, lovers, encounter, regret, writers, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, manhattan new york city, texas, budapest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Love to Hide (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young Jewish girl, Sarah, is looking to escape the clutches of the Third Reich after seeing her parents and sister brutally slain by a smuggler who betrayed them while attempting to escape to England. Terrified, she is sheltered by her childhood ...
Style: serious, emotional, sincere, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: gay, holocaust, anti semitism, life is a bitch, wartime life, social relations, hidden identity, traitor, betrayal, childhood friend, cruelty, survival ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.8
 1K
Safe Conduct (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Germany, Spain
Duration: 170 min.
Story: The film is about the French film industry from 1942 to 1944 during the Nazi occupation. The film focuses on assistant director and resistance fighter Jean Devaivre and screenwriter Jean Aurenche. Aurenche is on the move so that he doesn't have ...
Style: touching, emotional, suspenseful, sincere, uplifting ...
Plot: politics, espionage, human spirit, survival, couples, lifestyle, society, writer's life, hopes, love and romance, escapades, couple relations ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe, vichy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.6
 82
Serenades (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A girl is born to an Aboriginal mother and an Afgan father.
Style: serious, touching, sincere, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: human spirit, interracial relations, forbidden love, tragic love, culture clash, true love, injustice, society, hopes, couple relations, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.5
 1K
Baby Love (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: They were the perfect loving couple, well, almost. Emmanuel wanted a child but Philippe didn't. One day, however, Emmanuel decides to take the plunge, at the risk of losing Philippe. But how do you make a child when you are gay?
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, disturbing, semi serious ...
Plot: immigrants, family relations, romance, society, pregnancy, gay, marriage, surrogate mother, escapades, money, unfulfillment, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Work Hard, Play Hard (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Philippe Seigner starts his career in business consulting at the posh Paris seat of McGregor. His first serious task is delicate: An audit at a factory, which is about to be taken over. As he soon realizes, this will mean sacking about 80 employees. ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, sincere, humorous ...
Plot: moral dilemma, workplace, couples, factory, unemployment, workplace situations, boss and employee, couple relations, life is a bitch, society, power relations, friendship between men ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%